Developing New Designs And Initiatives

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In today’s highly economical, global marketplace, an organization that exceeds is one that continually strives to classify and focus on factors critical to its customers. And, improve its process to ensure safety with adequate staffing by providing the best care possible, “in order to survive, the organization must find ways to expand efficiency by decreasing their resource, administrative, and labor cost without forfeiting quality of care. According to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), a leader in quality improvement research and practice incorporated the need to increase efficiency into one of its core teaching concepts and designed as it target the Triple Aim. The Triple Aim calls for developing new designs and initiatives…show more content…
Our mission, “Provide the highest quality care to improve the health of our entire community through innovation, collaboration, service excellence, diversity and a commitment to patient safety” is carried through in all that we do (Hopkins Medicine).

When the Columbia Hospital and Clinics Foundation was founded in 1973, it was conceived as simply a 59-bed, short-stay facility for members of the Columbia Medical Plan. However, In response to the immediate demand for services and rapid rate of growth in the County, the hospital was incorporated the following year as Howard County General Hospital, an independent not-for-profit hospital with a mission to provide high-quality, comprehensive care and, in the process, improve the health of its community (Hopkins Medicine). Some odd 15 years later with the growing population in the area the hospital found that it needed a helping hand in providing a much advance service in the community. Forming an alliance with Johns Hopkins a strategic partnership that would address a blueprint to help develop and maintain a superior competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Today, Howard County General Hospital: A member of Johns Hopkins Medicine is a comprehensive, acute-care medical center with 264 licensed beds specializing in women’s and children’s services, surgery, cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, gerontology, psychiatry, emergency services ,and community health education (Hopkins Medicine).

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